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A look at news from the Basehor area


New Bonner library director hopes to add programming for adults, Hispanics
December 18, 2014
Jack Granath says libraries face many challenges with the onset of technology, and libraries have had various means of responding to those challenges.
K-7 and I-70 ramp opens, bridge to be removed
December 17, 2014
The Kansas Department of Transportation today opened the new ramp from Kansas Highway 7 to eastbound Interstate 70, which is accessed at Speaker Road south of I-70.
Program to detail history of Bonner’s Kuhn Cannery
December 17, 2014
The Wyandotte County Extension Office next month will offer a program detailing the history of a Bonner Springs business.
New downtown Bonner antiques store hopes to wow customers
December 17, 2014
After 20 years of collecting, Tamera and Patrick Paine may have just about anything a customer would want, even if it isn’t on public display at their new business, Yowza Antiques.
Remember When for Dec. 18, 2014
December 15, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Basehor, Bonner Jayhawks graduate
December 15, 2014
A number of Basehor- and Bonner Springs-area residents are among the nearly 1,250 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this fall.
Bonner Springs man sentenced in Leavenworth County for explosives, drug possession
December 15, 2014
Leavenworth County District Court last week sentenced a Bonner Springs man to 52 months in prison for the possession of drugs, guns and explosives.
Basehor, Bonner area students among Pitt State fall 2014 grads
December 12, 2014
Several local students were among more than 500 students are expected to participate in Pittsburg State University’s fall commencement exercises today.
Sew generous: Trio uses Bonner Springs shop as base for charitable sewing projects
December 10, 2014
Elaine Kramer, Phyllis Greenlee and Carol Stuckwisch meet for about three hours every Wednesday morning to create items at Sunflower Embroidery, which allows them the use of its sewing machines and thread for their projects. They don’t have a name for their group’s efforts; they do all that they do in the name of keeping busy and good will toward others.
Bonner Springs man charged in Lowe’s shooting death
December 9, 2014
Wyandotte County District Attorney Jerome A. Gorman today announced that George Daniel Lingenfelser, 28, of Bonner Springs has been charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Janet Billings.
Remember When for Dec. 11, 2014
December 9, 2014
Events reported this week in The Chieftain 10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago.
Bonner police seek information after 2nd Ag Hall burglary
December 9, 2014
Bonner Springs police are seeking assistance from the public after the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame was burglarized for the second time in the last three months.
The World Company’s community papers seek freelance writers
December 9, 2014
If you’ve always wanted to see your name in print, here’s your chance. The World Company is looking for freelance writers for high school sports and general news coverage.
Police identify woman killed at Kansas store
December 9, 2014
Police have identified a woman fatally shot in a Lowe’s Home Improvement store parking lot in Kansas City, Kan.
Bonner’s Lake of the Forest resurrects homes tour
December 4, 2014
Lake of the Forest residents are resurrecting a holiday tradition that they hope also will benefit several Bonner Springs nonprofits.

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